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The aggregate flatness of Facebook

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanJanuary 2, 2012 3:04 AM

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Most readers know that I've been tracking Google Trends data on Facebook for years. Now on January 1 2012 It seems pretty obviously that in the international aggregate this was the year that Facebook finally hit saturation in terms of "mindshare."

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But there are interesting international differences. United States:

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United Kingdom:

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France:

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Germany:

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Italy:

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Russia:

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India:

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Brazil:

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Here's Facebook vs. Orkut in Brazil:

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